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Are you passionate about making a difference to services through innovation, learning, improvements and change? Do you relish variety, problem solving, strategizing and working with a team of amazing people? As Senior Museums Manager at Glasgow Life, you'll play a strategic role in the smooth running of all Glasgow Museum venues as well as the content development for displays, exhibitions and public programmes. People come from all over the globe to see our world-class galleries and you will lead and develop the service to ensure that every visitor, every day has a quality experience. It's really a unique and fabulous job!
As part of the senior management team you'll develop strategy and policy for Glasgow Life's cultural services programme to ensure a co-ordinated approach to quality, profile and resourcing. You'll forge strong relationships with external stakeholders and partners, as well as with colleagues across the different service areas of Glasgow Life. By developing appropriate networks and relationships you'll maximise income generation and opportunities for external funding as well as being responsible for planning, allocation and management of resources and delegated budgets. Working with a great pool of talent, you'll foster creative thinking, contribution and collaboration, championing your team's contributions to the city's local and international agendas.
As well as having a relevant postgraduate (or equivalent) qualification, you'll...

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As well as having a relevant postgraduate (or equivalent) qualification, you'll need to be a lateral thinker who is resilient, patient and persuasive with strong negotiating skills. You'll be able to demonstrate experience of working at a senior level within the museums sector and will possess great people skills, being able to engage and influence at all levels. You'll be a natural leader with proven experience of empowering your teams and leading them to deliver a vast and complex agenda.
Being part of a cultural and leisure trust, we are so much more than a museums service and can offer you a role with scale, opportunity and variety which is unparalleled within the museums arena.
We offer a range of employee benefits such as an opportunity to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, generous holiday entitlement, annual leave purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, staff discounts (including Glasgow Club), flexible retirement, family friendly policies, flu vaccination programme and career break policy.
At Glasgow Life we value diversity and inclusion. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation.
Please note: This position requires a Basic Disclosure. Application Packs
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us. Further Information
Job Sector
Leisure & Tourism
Job Position
Museums & Galleries
Glasgow, United Kingdom Show on map
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